cramps, heat exhaustion and then, of course, the worst is heatstroke. and countless number of preexisting conditions that are just aggravated by the hot weather. >> reporter: and for the firefighters, it can actually feel like 160 degrees underneath all of that gear. to keep cool, they have cooling mist minneapoliss they carry with them. they have these cooling chairs where they can put their extremities into ice and, if you don't have air conditioning, you can also head to one of hundreds of cooling centers set up throughout the d.c. region. maryland, virginia and d.c. have those set up to escape the heat. there is a list of all the centers on our web site. it is myfoxdc.com. my man today is to be to stay here, go to the air conditioned truck i have as quickly as possible when i get done. and try and do my best to stay cool. that is the latest here in silver spring. back to you. >> you did tell us that, if we bailed you out, you were going to run in that water.